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Trail Work - Crew Leader - Tucson AZ

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Openings

2 currently recruiting

Service Dates

January 9, 2019 - May 24, 2019

Application Window

October 16, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Location

  • Tucson, AZ

Contact Information

Tyler Groff
(520) 275-0583
tgroff@conservationlegacy.org

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Description

Responsibilities:
Supervise 7-8 person AmeriCorps crew to perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary.

Expectations:
AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. The member must supply her/her own personal outdoor gear and equipment such as a tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, day pack, multi-day pack, work pants, hiking/ work boots, personal cook set, personal food etc. AZCC will provide the tools, protective gear and transportation to projects.

Project Work:
AZCC works with a variety of land management agencies in Arizona, such as the United States Forest Service, National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management. Projects vary but include trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, fencing on public lands, invasive weed removal, tamarisk removal, herbicide applications, and many others.

Responsibilities:
Supervise 7-8 person AmeriCorps crew to perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary.

Expectations:
AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. The member must supply her/her own personal outdoor gear and equipment such as a tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, day pack, multi-day pack, work pants, hiking/ work boots, personal cook set, personal food etc. AZCC will provide the tools, protective gear and transportation to projects.

Project Work:
AZCC works with a variety of land management agencies in Arizona, such as the United States Forest Service, National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management. Projects vary but include trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, fencing on public lands, invasive weed removal, tamarisk removal, herbicide applications, and many others.
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Living Allowance

$1680 - $2400 monthly

Additional Benefits

Food provided while on hitch.

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Leadership experience with youth or young adults.
Be at least 21 years old with a clean driving record.
All offers of employment are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and federal criminal background check.
Excellent organization skills.
Physically fit and able to work long days in adverse conditions.
High School diploma or GED certificate.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching, facilitation and team-building in diverse groups of people.
Experience in Conservation Corps or Youth Corps.
Familiarity with basic conservation skills including tool maintenance.
Familiarity with basic chainsaw operation.
Experience teaching outdoor experiential and/or environmental education.
Current Wilderness First Responder or higher and CPR certification.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 30

Service Details

Focus Areas

Environment

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Wilderness

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

National Nonprofit/Affiliate

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Tyler Groff
(520) 275-0583
tgroff@conservationlegacy.org

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